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    An Analysis of the Character Du Tenth in the poem

    Du Mei is the lead female character in Feng Meng-Long’s poem “Du Tenth Sinks the Jewel Box in Anger”. She was a well-known courtesan belonging to one of the brothels positioned in the Northern capital of China through the Ming Dynasty. Du Mei was also recognized as Du Tenth by advantage of being the “tenth-born […] More